Author: Alex Federman

Alex is a Senior at Penn State who enjoys watching movies and television shows (probably a bit too much). He's a Film/Video major, with a Spanish minor.

From Pawnee to State College: Nick Offerman to Kick Off SPA LateNight

Comedian Nick Offerman, well-mustached star of NBC’s “Parks and Recreation” (and professional woodworker), will kick off a semester of SPA events performing in Eisenhower Auditorium.

Senior Column: The Man Behind the Twitter

Before I visited Penn State, I had never heard of the Nittany Lions, Joe Paterno, Happy Valley, or State College. I was the quintessential out-of-stater. One tour around campus, and I realized that this was a place that I wanted to be. I soon found that, like State College’s highly unpredictable climate, Penn State, even with all its traditions, is a place of constant change.

The Blue and White Film Festival Highlights the Best in Student Films

The Blue and White Film Festival highlights the best in student film work produced in the 2012-2013 academic year, and students who enter have the chance to have their works shown on the big screen at a red carpet event on April 25 at 7 p.m.

RAWR II Will Bring the Funny

Way back in January 2010, Penn State’s Full Ammo Improv Troupe organized a legendary comedy event: RAWR, a festival dedicated to bringing great improv comedy to Penn State. Now, after three years and countless Sunday night shows in Forum, it’s happening again.

Student Jailed for Extending eLion Session Too Many Times

Around 8 p.m. last Friday night, sophomore Josh Brolin opened eLion, started working on his schedule, and left the window open in the background of his desktop. A pop-up caught his eye, striking fear in his heart that his hard work might disappear: “Your session is about to expire. Please click here to request additional time.”

Things to Do While Waiting in Line for THON

We know there’s a long wait to get in line to the Bryce Jordan Center, but your trip doesn’t have to be a boring wait in the cold. Here are some things you could try to pass the time.

A Film Festival in Bad Taste

The night before the Oscars, check out some of the best/worst films from the past 30 years.